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Uber agrees to pay VAT in Egypt: tax chief

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CAIRO (Reuters) – Uber has agreed to pay value-added tax on its services in Egypt, Egyptian officials said on Monday, a move that may help resolve a long-simmering feud with traditional taxi drivers. A man walks near a banner of ride-sharing app Uber during a news conference in Cairo, Egypt, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Lena Masri Read More

But they are dangerous! Europe reluctant to ‘take back’ ISIS fighters as Trump demands

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Trump’s call to European countries to “take back” and prosecute jihadists captured in Syria has met quite a mixed reaction, with Germany expressing legal concerns over the move and Denmark rejecting it altogether. The bold demand was tweeted by the US president on Sunday. The options for Europe are simple – to take Islamic State Read More

But they are dangerous people! Europe reluctant to 'take back' ISIS fighters as Trump demands

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Trump’s call upon European countries to “take back” and prosecute jihadists captured in Syria, has met quite a mixed reaction, with Germany expressing legal concerns over such a move and Denmark firmly rejecting it altogether. The bold demand was tweeted by the US President on Sunday. The options for Europe are simple – to take Read More

EU starts natural gas price war Trump and Putin will love

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By Mathew Carr on 2/17/2019 Photo: Yamal LNG, Total. LONDON (Bloomberg) — The stage has been set for a European natural gas price war that will help boost demand and enable both Russia and the U.S. to increase sales to the region. The battle won’t brutalize earnings too much because gas supply is just so Read More

Five companies bid to supply New York with offshore wind power

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OSLO (Reuters) – Five companies, including Norway’s Equinor, Denmark’s Orsted and France’s EDF have submitted bids to supply offshore wind power to the New York state, the companies said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: File photo of a general view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain, Read More

Big oil's big issue with embracing 'big energy'

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By Liam Denning on 2/14/2019 Electric car technology. Photo: Greenlot. NEW YORK (Bloomberg Opinion) — Oil majors increasingly are trying their hand at being alternative-energy minors. Royal Dutch Shell Plc, which traces its roots back to the late 19th century, just bought Greenlots, a California software company serving the electric-vehicle charging sector. This follows other deals Read More

Two tigers die in separate fights at British zoos

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LONDON (Reuters) – Two tigers have died in separate fights at British zoos in the past week, leaving their keepers devastated. On Monday, a 13-year-old Siberian female called Shouri was killed at Longleat Safari Park in southwest England when she managed to enter the adjacent paddock of two other tigers through an open door. “As Read More

We've got this mountain of trash – why don't we ski down it?

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A woman looks on the Copen Hill, a skiing slope a top of an incinerator plant open to the public in Copenhagen, Denmark February 12, 2019. Ritzau Scanpix/Mads Claus Rasmussen via REUTERS COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – What to do with the mountain of garbage a major metropolitan area produces is an age-old question. Copenhagen has come Read More

As ice melts, Greenland could become big sand exporter: study

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OSLO (Reuters) – Greenland could start to export sand in a rare positive spinoff from global warming that is melting the island’s vast ice sheet and washing large amounts of sediment into the sea, scientists said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Snow covered mountains rise above the harbour and town of Tasiilaq, Greenland, June 15, 2018. Read More